Tag Archives: weeklyphotochallenge2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: WARMTH

Warmth! A wonderful quality, whether it radiates from someone’s smile, from a fireplace, or from a hot cup of cocoa. There’s the warmth and  smell of freshly fried zeppoles, maybe. And the markers that tell us it’s warm outside — … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: YELLOW

What’s yellow? Mexico is yellow! So many things that were beautiful, eye-catching, interesting, different about San Miguel de Allende, a colonial city in central Mexico, happened to be yellow. Here are some. Our casita on Calle 28 de abril was always cheerful … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

And who could forget it? A picnic in the Saguaro Desert in Tucson, Arizona, at sunset. Dear friends, dear friends of dear friends, icy margaritas, saguaro cactus all around, and a majestic spectacle we felt was put on just for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONVERGE

When day impinges upon night each morning — When night overtakes day each evening — A zone of convergence is created. Here is blackness giving way to first light in Tucson, when the morning meets the mountain: And again in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ANGULAR

This corridor in the Yale University Art Gallery is nothing BUT angles: while this tray of Indonesian skewers looks delicious — if you can get to it. It’s a little off-putting, with all those bristling angles:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ACHIEVEMENT

Funny you should mention achievement, Photo Challenge people — This morning I achieved something I almost never manage to do. So rare an accomplishment is it that I posted about it just this minute on my sister blog Touch2Touch! Here’s another photo … Continue reading

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COVER ART

Okay, if I were to write a third book, here’s an image that might grace its cover: Because what I’d be using to write the book is letters, which are ever-changing from word to word. And because it would be fun to imagine … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: REFRACTION

Hmm, tough challenge for me, because I don’t really know what refraction means. Reflecting light? Bouncing it off someone or something? How about its opposite,  NOT reflecting light? Sucking it in instead? Here’s a lovely example (well, I think it’s lovely). … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMY, 2

After the first Dreamy post’s spookiness, let’s move on to something lighter and —well, dreamier! Some folks dream in technicolor, others in black and white. Then there are those, like me, who dream in chocolate. (And related pastries, as well … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SIGNS, 3

Poor thing! Read the sign and weep, for the poor straggling diffident plant that’s been stuck with a double-barrelled loser of a name: Field Pussytoes, Antennaria Neglecta. And let that be an example for us all, not to neglect our antennae! (Even in … Continue reading

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